Best Ever Fresh Roasted Pumpkin Pie – No Evaporated Milk – Zero kilometer – we say that in Italy when its local

The only way is the BEST way in Italy I found out after making the best pumpkin pie in my life!

Roast about 2 pounds of fresh pumpkin wedges to get 2 cups of puree

…then add 2 large beaten eggs, 1/4 cup light cream or milk, 3/4 cup sugar, tbsp of flour,  1 tsp vanilla, spices of preference and Bam!  You just need to pour into the pie crust you already made.

I doubled the recipe to make them deep dish.    Here is the pie crust I used:

seriouseats.com/…/old-fashioned-flaky-pie-dough-recipe 

Recipe

Ingredients:

1 pastry for single crust pie – 9 inch

2 eggs slightly beaten

2 cups pumpkin puree

1/4 cup cream, half & half or milk

1 tbsp flour

1 tsp vanilla

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

1/4 tsp ground ginger

1/4 tsp ground cloves

Directions:

To make puree :place  2-3 pounds of fresh pumpkin wedges on sheet pan  in 200 degree  oven for 25 minutes or until knife inserts easily into flesh – remove from oven, cool then peel skin and let drain in strainer of excess liquid for 30 min. or longer

Line a 9 inch pie pan with pastry, crimp edge as desired and chill until ready to fill

In large bowl stir together eggs, pumpkin and cream or milk.

Stir in sugar, flour, vanilla, salt and spices

pour mixture into prepared pie pan

To prevent over browning, cover edge of pie with foil

Bake in 375 oven for 25 minutes

remove foil

bake for 40 minutes more until a knife inserted near center comes out clean

cool on wire rack

cover and refrigerate within 2 hours

 

 

 

 

Maple roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Dates – 5 ingredients!- Amazing and Easy!

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Maple roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Dates
Restaurant quality and Only 5 ingredients!

Who knew Brussels sprouts could that taste Amazing! I used to hate them! Caramelized and crispy, these maple infused sprouts gain a nutty maple bacon flavor from the roasting process.

Can be an appetizer by stabbing with toothpicks or a main dish

Ingredients:

1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
¼ cup chopped dates
4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Place Brussels sprouts in a single layer in a baking dish. Drizzle with olive oil and maple syrup; toss to coat. Sprinkle with bacon; season with salt and black pepper.
Roast in the preheated oven until bacon is crispy and Brussels sprouts are caramelized, 45 minutes, stirring halfway through.

stir in dates and Voila`!   Everyone will want the recipe!